Cobra (PowerPark)

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Cobra
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PowerPark
Location Kauhava, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland
Status Operating since 2005
Height restriction 51-76 inches (130-195 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Vekoma
Type Steel - Shuttle
Product Boomerang
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 760
Area 88 metres × 30 metres
Height 35.5 metres
Top speed 75.6 km/h
Length 285 metres
Inversions 3
Rider inversions 6
Duration 1:48
G-Force 5.2
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Cobra is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at PowerPark in Alahärmä, Vaasa, Finland. The ride is a Boomerang installation, manufactured by Vekoma. Opened in 2005, it is the first Boomerang to use Vekoma's MK1211 open-sided trains. The ride was constructed by RCS GmbH.

Design

Elements

This is a Boomerang clone.

Trains

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train.

Ride Experience

The ride starts as the train is pulled backwards from the station and up the first lift hill by a catchcar. After being released, the train passes through the station. At this point, smoke is released, adding an effect to the ride. The train the enters a Cobra roll element (referred to as a boomerang by the designers), and then travels through a vertical loop. After being pulled up the second lift hill, the train is released to head backwards through each inversion once more, making the total amount of inversions per ride six. Brakes slow the train down as is passes through the station backwards, and then comes to a complete stop in the station.

External links

  • Cobra on the Roller Coaster DataBase.